c. 1660


Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruisdael (1628 9–1682), A Marsh in a Forest at Dusk (c 1660),

Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruisdael (1628 9–1682), Winter Landscape (c 1660-70),


Daniel Defoe (c. 1660 – 24 April 1731)

English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Illustrations, cover detail and title pages from The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. By Daniel Defoe. Illustrated with etchings by M. Mouilleron; Portrait by L. Flaming; and with engravings after designs by T. Stothard, R.A. Vol. I-II. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1891. Limited Edition of Two Hundred and Fifty Copies. No. 99